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With full-color pictures and starting to be info for greater than 1,000 tried-and-tested crops, AHS crops for locations is the right pocket-sized advisor for journeys to the backyard heart and nursery. Now absolutely revised and up to date!
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ALSO RECOMMENDED: ‘Gentle Shepherd’ is taller, spreads more widely, and bears ivory white f lowers; ‘Stafford’ is also taller and has star-shaped scarlet f lowers. ae Z3–10 H12–1 h12in (30cm) s18in (45cm) Perennial 29 30 PLANTS FOR CLAY SOILS Hosta ventricosa This plantain lily forms dense mounds of broad, shiny dark green, overlapping leaves with slightly wavy margins. Spires of bell-shaped, deep purple f lowers arch above the luxuriant foliage in late summer. 372). ALSO RECOMMENDED: var. aureomaculata has yellow-splashed leaves; those of H.
183). 5m) Perennial 53 54 PLANTS FOR SANDY SOILS Dictamnus albus Gas plant is an aromatic plant with divided, leathery, lemon-scented leaves. It bears spires of white, or palest pink f lowers with very long stamens and darker veins in early summer. In hot, still weather, as the seedheads ripen, the aromatic oils vaporize and surround the plant, and they can be ignited. 190). ALSO RECOMMENDED: var. purpureus has purple-mauve f lowers with darker veins. abdg Z3–8 H8–1 Perennial h16–36in (40–90cm) s24in (60cm) Echinacea ‘Art’s Pride’ Conef lowers are important latesummer perennials, and there are now many f lower colors to choose from.
ALSO RECOMMENDED: ‘Goldenmosa’ is more compact, with yellow f lowerheads; ‘Crown of Rays’ is shorter still with radiating golden yellow f lowerheads. ade Z5–9 H9–5 h6ft (2m) s36in (90cm) Perennial PLANTS FOR CLAY SOILS Thelypteris palustris The marsh fern is a spreading plant that forms substantial clumps of arching, finely divided, pale green fronds with deeply lobed segments. 304, 326), such as at the edge of a pond. It grows well in full sun or shade but will produce spores only in good light.
AHS Plants for Places by DK Publishing